140 years of history and the next generation embraces the evolution at Pine Hill with Ted Langley
Humans of Agriculture
by Humans of Agriculture
6d ago
“You've just got to be there, in the discussion, because something will trigger something and make you think, and I think that's the best thing.” 18 months ago, tragedy struck at the Langley’s property at Pine Hill in South Australia. After suffering a medical episode, Ted Langley’s brother would pass away. After 30 years in partnership, the succession to the next generation would be immediate.  140 years on from when the Langley family first established themselves on the property, Ted, alongside his daughter and two nephews, continues the families legacy. The constant during their time ..read more
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In The Know: Blooming with Curiosity for Flowers with Liv Coutts
Humans of Agriculture
by Humans of Agriculture
1w ago
This year, Australians are expected to spend almost $465m on flowers for Valentine's Day (Australian Retailers Association, 2024)…  We had some questions and wanted to know more.  Are the flowers imported or locally grown?  What’s the process to get them from soil to the markets?  What trends are occurring and what are consumers wanting?  How is flower farming evolving and what might it look like in the future? We had a bit of trouble finding a flower farmer, but as fate would have it, we found ourselves Liv Coutts. We set off to ‘Pemberley’ in Malmsbury, Victoria t ..read more
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Making your own Opportunity, with Martin Lovegrove
Humans of Agriculture
by Humans of Agriculture
1w ago
“If you can see it, you can be it” - Marty Lovegrove There’s some conversations that leave you with a smile, they’re raw and real and people that do extraordinary things while not taking it all too seriously. Marty Lovegrove is definitely one of those people! As a kid, Marty wanted to be a shearer – just like his Dad. As a youngen he’d dream about the early days spent in the woolshed on the family farm on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula.  He may never had pursued the shearing thing, however he most definitely has built a remarkable career in agriculture.  In this chat, Oli and Mart ..read more
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In The Know: February Update Rural Real Estate with Col Medway
Humans of Agriculture
by Humans of Agriculture
2w ago
Welcome back to the In The Know On the Go Podcast! This week, host Oli Le Lievre sits down with Col Medway, Senior Director at LAWD, to get across the latest trends and happenings in the Aussie Rural Real Estate market. We last caught up with Col in October 2023, he was busier than eer and the market was slowing. So let’s find out what’s the latest in all things Rural Property.  In this episode we cover: Influence of livestock prices on land values and transactions Things to watch: Is the Dairy Industry the current opportunity? LAWD are starting to see the first transactions of land pa ..read more
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Family, Community and Overcoming Barriers “Once I accepted that, my life changed forever” with Nigel Corish
Humans of Agriculture
by Humans of Agriculture
2w ago
Nigel Corish was born with Cerebral Palsy, living with a disability has shaped much of his life outlook and amongst the challenges, it has fostered a need to be adaptive and think outside the box, you could say, it’s even a superpower.  Nigel has an impressive feat of accomplishments to his name, from Cotton Grower of the Year, Young Australian Farmer of the Year, and Nuffield Scholar.  In this week's episode Nigel talks about the moments of frustration, the desire to be ‘normal’ and when he learnt to embrace and acknowledge his disability.  In our chat he openly shares with us ..read more
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The Guardian of the Vines: "Nature has a profound impact on our passions" with Nigel Blieschke
Humans of Agriculture
by Humans of Agriculture
3w ago
Did you know Australia has some of the oldest vines in the world? Nigel Blieschke is a 2023 Syngenta Growth Award winner in the Sustainability, Advisor category.   In this episode, Nigel shares  his journey from childhood in the Flinders Ranges to becoming a leader in viticulture, addressing challenges in the industry, and providing insights into the future of sustainable agriculture. Nigel's experiences, from early vineyard work to managing world-class wineries, offer a valuable perspective on maintaining quality while adapting to industry trends and challenges, making this episode ..read more
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Navigating Challenges and Embracing Opportunities: A Conversation with Julia Spicer
Humans of Agriculture
by Humans of Agriculture
3w ago
I am so excited to share this episode with you. Julia Spicer is one of those people you meet and you instantly feel like you’ve known them for years.  She’s a true champion and advocate for rural Australia, the people within these communities and is eager to see innovation unlocked and enabled. Believing that rural communities needed vibrant and viable businesses to keep rural communities going she founded Engage and Create Consulting. She is also Queensland’s Chief Entrepreneur.  Oli caught up with Julia in his recent trip to Goondiwindi where they chatted about her life, her journe ..read more
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The Californian Family Pivotal to Shaping Australia’s Cotton Industry with James Kahl
Humans of Agriculture
by Humans of Agriculture
1M ago
Over 60 years ago, an American farmer would be reading the American Farm Bureau magazine. Unbeknown to him at the time, it was a moment that would prove pivotal in the development of Australia’s cotton industry, and Australian agriculture would never look the same again… Growing up in Wee Waa, the Kahl family were at the centre of the development of Australia's Cotton Industry. James’ journey has also taken him from revolutionising an underwater scallop grading process in Tasmania and Japan, to becoming Chair of the Cotton Seed Distributors and in more recent years reaching carbon neutrality ..read more
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The Future of Aussie Ag Needs a Plan Bee with Gemma Nunn
Humans of Agriculture
by Humans of Agriculture
1M ago
Welcome back to the first episode of the #InTheKnow podcast for 2024! This week, host Oli Le Lievre and Century Orchards Farm Technical Manager Gemma Nunn delve hive-first into the world of bees.  Century Orchards farm is based at Loxton in South Australia, on the mighty Murray River. In this episode, Gemma explains the in’s and outs of bee pollination at the 700 hectare almond and 100 hectare pistachio orchard. Century Orchards joined the Bee Friendly Farming Certification Program to help them make sure their bees are as healthy and happy as can be.  Gemma explains that bees are l ..read more
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Legacy in Farming with Fritz Bolten
Humans of Agriculture
by Humans of Agriculture
1M ago
Drum role please... This episode with Fritz Bolten is our very first “Mother - Son” duo for the Humans Of Agriculture podcast! We sat down with Fritz's Mother, Frauke Bolten-Boshammer, about two years ago. They both have incredible stories, as a family and as individuals.  We talk about farming in Kununurra. The wet season. Succession and handing over the reigns, even when it doesn't quite involve your own children. Grief and loss following his fathers death by suicide when he was a teenager. Being a Nuffield Scholar. And what's next. Fritz’s story is part of our partnership with the Nuf ..read more
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